sinoper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sinoper a red ocher formerly used as a pigment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sinoper (Min) Sinople.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sinoper Same as sinople, 1.
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Usage

In literature:

Whereas if you go by sea, you can coast along from here to Sinope, and from Sinope to Heraclea.
"Anabasis" by Xenophon
As for Pompey, he would not see the body, but to propitiate the avenging Nemesis, sent it to Sinope.
"The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch" by Plutarch
Sinope itself is at least fifty miles to the west of the Halys.
"The History Of Herodotus" by Herodotus
The first battle took place at Pteria in Cappadocia, near Sinope on the Euxine, but was indecisive.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV" by John Lord
He ordered his fleet at Sebastopol to attack a Turkish fleet anchored near Sinope, which was done Nov. 30, 1853.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume X" by John Lord
At Sinope there is no commerce, and the Greeks having, in consequence, deserted the place, the population is at present below 5,000.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
DIPHILUS, a Greek comic poet, born at Sinope; contemporary of Menander; was the forerunner of Terence and Plautus, the Roman poets.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Was Serapis of native origin, or was he imported from Sinope or Seleucia, or even from Babylon?
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
Hekatonymus desired them to send envoys of their own to Sinope to make the necessary arrangements.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
Sinope after the Battle.
"Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854" by Various
Those who affirm that he was imported say that he was brought from Sinope; modern Egyptian scholars, however, give a different account.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
Sinope of AEgina was particularly famous for her coarse wit, and had many clever encounters with the brilliant men of her day.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
Diogenes of Sinope extends the doctrines of Cynicism, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Here Tip was made to speak on the 'phone to a German officer at Sinope.
"A Kut Prisoner" by H. C. W. Bishop
What else was Diogenes of Sinope seeking for than the true enjoyment of life, which he discovered in having the least possible wants?
"The Ego and His Own" by Max Stirner
He went on expeditions over the Black Sea with him, and in one of these expeditions the two had plundered Sinope in company.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The first foundation of Sinope under Abron must therefore be placed before the arrival of the Cimmerians in Asia Minor.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
The Serapis of Sinope began to be considered every where as the tutelar god of seamen.
"History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt" by Jacob Abbott
Finally, after a course of about 600 m., it discharges its waters into the Black Sea between Sinope and Samsun, where it forms a large delta.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
F. by Greeks from Sinope, 700 B.C.
"A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia" by J. G. Bartholomew
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In science:

Guruswami and Sinop recently presented approximation algorithms for partitioning problems on graphs with good spectral expansion.
Approximation Algorithms for Semi-random Graph Partitioning Problems
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